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Accident: 109428.015 - Employee Jumps From Elevated Work Platform To Escape Fire An

Accident: 109428.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 05/24/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1321733.01509/25/2018Gerdau Macsteel
At 5:30 p.m. on May 24, 2018, an employee was trying to dislodge a hot casted ba r stock from a hydraulic pump area, using an overhead crane and cable sling. Th e employee was trapped on a hot mill service platform when the bar stock burned through the hydraulic lines and ignited some hydraulic fluid. The employee jump ed from the platform to escape the fire and fractured both feet. The employee w as hospitalized.
Keywords: elevated work plat, fire, foot, fracture, hydraulic fluid
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1321733.015 44 M Hospitalized injury Machinery maintenance occupations

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